MOSCOW, March 3. /TASS/. The Ukrainian side refuses to appoint representatives to specialized departments of the Contact Group on settlement of situation in east Ukraine, the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) envoy to Contact Group Denis Pushilin said on Tuesday.
"The Ukrainian side refuses, for reasons unknown to me, to appoint its representatives to these departments," Pushilin noted. Next videoconference of the Contact Group will take place "in the next few days," he added.
Pushilin earlier said that DPR and the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) have already appointed their representatives to specialized departments. They already started working on several issues, he added.